Next Episode of First Dates Ireland is
Season 4 / Episode 7 and airs on 21 February 2019 21:30
Cupid's arrow is set to hit Irish shores this month when the brand new series of First Dates Ireland airs on RTÉ2. The restaurant doors will swing open bringing singletons from all over the country together in the hope of finding love.At the helm of the Irish First Dates restaurant is maître d' - Mateo Saina. Originally from Croatia, Mateo moved to Dublin in 2004 to take up a position at 'Browns on the Green'. Falling instantly in love with the city and its people, Mateo has lived here ever since. Joining Mateo is his team of merry matchmakers; barman Ethan Miles and waitress Alice Marr.The singletons who will visit the restaurant range in age from 20 to 70 plus. The unobtrusive cameras allow the daters to forget they are being filmed and start bonding. or not!
Having never dated before, student Tadgh from Carlow faces a steep learning curve with sassy drag queen Zack from Offaly. Sarah from Dublin dreams of finding love with an American - will she be just as happy with Canadian media account manager Alex? Free-spirited dance facilitator Carol Ann from Leitrim finds a mystic connection with philosophical Cathal from Monaghan, and Libby from Texas is romanced by suave landscape gardener Julian from Drogheda.
The hopeful singletons entering the restaurant include `king of the one-liners' Killian from Midleton, back again after his disastrous date last series. Will Danielle from Derry be bowled over by his attempts at comedy? Also entering the restaurant are tour guide Sean from Swords who is paired up with artist Tuey from Arizona, Limerick crooner Martin, who get lyrical with former wild child Chancelle from Galway, and personal trainer Kristina from Tallaght, who unleashes her Russian charm on fitness fanatic Karl from Coolock
Hopefuls entering the restaurant include media student Dan who wants to try new things. Can fellow Dubliner Rachel tempt him with her passion for blue cheese? Other singletons up for romance are a three-times engaged interior designer, a salsa-dancing tax accountant, a bubbly children's entertainer and a Limerick guy with a girl's name
Valentine's Day edition which sees one couple inadvertently meeting up before their date, two Craigs hoping their name match equals a love match and a Limerick woman convinced she has been given the wrong date as she and Dublin man Mateo have `nothing in common'
After a disastrous date last year, Tallafornia Phil returns to the restaurant, saying he is a new man. It will be up to Ibiza-obsessed Rachel from Wexford to decide if that is true. French beauty therapist Julie has a rendezvous with construction worker Matthew from Down, and professional golfer Gary from Mullingar meets flamboyant student Aleks from Kilkenny, but as they both quickly realise, it's not for the first time.
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